Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice

Sigh…

I’ve sworn off surprising friends and family with portraits, though I continue to paint them. If you follow my blog, you may remember that I had egg on my face last Thanksgiving, when I thought I was surprising my son and daughter-in-law with the gift of a painting of her with her new baby girl, Mila—except I had painted Mila’s sister Lasa instead, mistakenly thinking it was Mila Gunny was holding in the photograph. So now, here is our fifth granddaughter, Mila Grey, in her mother’s arms, full of sweetness and light, giving us everything that money can’t buy. Sigh…